Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2012 is the Magnetic Theatre’s second annual evening of original short plays by writers new to the Magnetic stage, running June 30th through July 21st, with low-priced preview performances on June 28th & 29th.
This year's production features 6 new plays, ranging from comedy to absurdism to realistic drama:
A Portrait of the Artist as a Middle Aged Woman, by Jerry Lieblich - a hilarious fantasy featuring the Latin Lover of your dreams
Just for the Halibut, by Chris O'Leary - an absurdist take on family and fish
What's Black And White And Read All Over?, by Genevieve Packer - a peek into the complexes of members of the animal kingdom
The Dining, by Jim Julien - a comedy about a celebrity chef on the verge of a mental breakdown
Knit, Purl, by Mesha Maren - a sensitive family drama
I Had that Dream Again, by Mark Sullivan - a surprising comedy that walks the line between dreams and reality